Tips and recommendations for keeping a safe distance in the office

13/07/2020

Tips and recommendations for keeping a safe distance in the office

Maintaining a safe distance in the office is essential to make the return to work safe for all, as the Spanish Ministry of Health indicated a few weeks ago. To minimize the risks, two meters of interpersonal distance are necessary, among other measures. Beyond the characteristics of each company, we share with you a series of recommendations to help

Work shifts

The first step is to implement shifts so that the office can accommodate all the people needed during the working day. Perhaps it is advisable to enable a greater number of strips but with a smaller number of employees in each one, creating for example morning, afternoon or evening groups, according to the characteristics of the company.

Staggered entry

It is important that each block accesses in a staggered manner, to avoid crowding, at the time of entry and exit.

Traffic flows

It is also necessary to devise a series of routes to organize the movement of the people to avoid unnecessary crossings between them. For example, in the corridors, the space can be divided to define the directions of movement.

Making distances visible

Marking the safety distance for each work station by graphics on the floor can be a very visual way of show the necessary distance.

Static workplaces

It is important that workplaces are static, to minimize the mobility of people. It may be necessary to relocate some people in order to do so effectively.

Information signs

We're still in a complicated situation. In this direction, it is convenient to install signs informing that it is forbidden to make a run or to generate agglomerations in the office.

A series of advice that will allow us to guarantee this necessary safety distance, and contribute to the recovery of the normality.

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